Grease The Groove is the immensely popular training approach popularised by the Russian Kettle bell guru and army fitness instructor, Pavel Tsatsouline. Those in calisthenics circles will probably know, but … Continue Reading Results of my ‘Grease the Groove’ experiment with the Back Lever
The shoulder joint is notorious for being one of the most complex in the body. Basic study/knowledge of anatomy will tell you just how much movement is available at the … Continue Reading ANOTHER move for healthier shoulders
Injuries are a strange beast within the realm of fitness. Some tell you it’s a mere matter of time until they strike; it’s not if, but when. If you push … Continue Reading Tips on dealing with injuries or suspected injuries
A deadlift to the exercise kingdom is like the blue whale to the animal kingdom; biggest, heaviest and most intimidating. With notoriety comes myths, legends, hearsay and folklore. In this post … Continue Reading DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS
Nervous anticipation is a strange feeling; how will it go? What will happen? Are my fears justified? I realise this sounds eerily like a recovering addict’s exposure to their former … Continue Reading Having my first coffee in over 3 months
YouTube fitness is absolutely massive. As I type, ‘Six Pack Shortcuts’ has 3.9 million subscribers at present. They are by far the biggest fitness YouTube channel around. Although they’ve actually lost a … Continue Reading Must see fitness YouTube channels
I have a fair portion of experience with intermittent fasting. I’ve written about intermittent fasting before. Most of you know there are a plethora of ways to structure an IF … Continue Reading 20 hours fasted – torture or liberating?
‘Use it or lose it’ is an age old phrase – usually associated with sex. If you’re not using it, you’ll lose it. That’s it. Done. No more sex for … Continue Reading Use it or lose it?
Fitness is a sea of concepts. I’d go as far saying there’s too many. Just as someone is familiarising themselves with one style, the novelty wanes and they read a … Continue Reading A training concept that’s actually worth something!
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova being ‘popped’ for using a banned substance is one of the biggest drug scandal stories in recent months. Although, as always, just because something isn’t … Continue Reading Maria Sharapova: A cheater or simply fighting fire with fire?
I hope I’ve proved by now how willing I am to be a guinea pig for experiments. I’ll trial anything, if even for the sake of knowledge that I can … Continue Reading Carbs and fat gain: What 2 years of experimentation taught me
I’m not too up to speed on the bodybuilding social media circle, alas. But, a friend recently told me about Ronnie Coleman’s back surgery and how he’s now confined to … Continue Reading Ronnie Coleman unable to walk after ANOTHER back surgery
‘Dying for a 6 pack’ is the title of a recent documentary from the UK highlighting the agonising desire the majority of young men have trying to be part of … Continue Reading ‘Dying for a 6 pack’ – why the shock?
The following is something I’m delighted to finally have up and ready to share. NattyOrNot.com is making bigger and bigger waves on the internet, to the joy of many, and … Continue Reading NattyOrNot.com – An in-depth interview!
A week ago now, I turned 24 years old. And I realise I’m still a spring chicken to most, and some would call me ‘wet behind the ears’. But, I’m … Continue Reading 24 things I’ve come to realise about life at 24 years old
This crazy world we call the ‘fitness industry’ or ‘fitness community’ or even ‘online fitness community’, tends to lend itself very well to dogmatic tendencies. If there’s one thing I … Continue Reading Everyone has a story worth listening to – how did we forget that?